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May 15th, 2004

Another Five Things List

A few days ago, I asked you to list five things you wish you could do better. Today, let’s list five things you’re good at. Now’s the time to be egotistical!

  1. “Computers” (you know, as in “He’s good with computers”)
  2. Remembering obscure hip-hop facts
  3. Making excuses
  4. Picking up the little things in a conversation while totally missing the main points
  5. Taking off my socks without using my hands

Posted in Everyday Life

FROM: Matt
DATE: Saturday May 15, 2004 -- 1:04:11 am
1) Making people laugh
2) Writing
3) Basketball
4) Bocce
5) board games

FROM: Chris [E-Mail]
DATE: Saturday May 15, 2004 -- 9:05:06 am
1. Computers
2. Teaching kids to play baseball
3. Teaching kids to play basketball
4. That trivia game you play on TV at bars
5. BBQ'ing

FROM: Cat [E-Mail]
DATE: Saturday May 15, 2004 -- 9:59:40 am
My husband mocks me for the sock thing. I'd show him that someone else does it, but I don't think it would help!

1. Cooking
2. Web design/Computers
3. Organization
4. Star Trek trivia
5. Standing up for myself

FROM: jk
DATE: Saturday May 15, 2004 -- 10:01:36 am
1. Speaking German
2. Analyzing what colors people should and should not wear
3. Spitting for distance
4. Designing jewelry
5. Being a human thesarus

FROM: jk
DATE: Sunday May 16, 2004 -- 12:14:30 am
Oh good grief! Thesaurus.

FROM: Kate
DATE: Sunday May 16, 2004 -- 9:25:08 pm
1. Cello / music
2. Proofreading
3. Talking to shy people
4. Thinking of new food combinations
5. Remembering obscure facts about people months after they tell me (which scares them more often than not)

FROM: Greg
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 10:04:36 am
1. Boggle (a-hem, don't say anything, Paul)
2. Making breakfast
3. Doing nothing for hours at a time
4. Bocce (Matt we'll play at the Ping convention.)
5. Working in the yard for 20 hours in one weekend.

FROM: Joseph
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 10:22:52 am
1. Absent-mindedly picking my nose in traffic;
2. Being brutally honest;
3. Repairing tiny mechanical objects (apparently requires "extreme" manual dexterity, see 1 on this list);
4. Going to bed at bedtime; and
5. Using semicolons!

FROM: pistol jack
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 12:58:28 pm
1. Saved By the Bell Facts
2. BBQ
3. Thumb Wrestling
4. Drinking beer and passing out
5. falling for the wrong girl

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